Alice in Wonderland Art Journal Front Cover

I’ve created a cover for my Alice in Wonderland art journal pages. See previous posts to see how I made my pages or watch it on YouTube. All materials and links are listed below. Scroll down for more photos.

You can watch the full playlist on YouTube for the Alice in Wonderland journal here: Alice in Wonderland Journal Playlist YouTube

Alice in Wonderland Art Journal Cover

For this project I used the following materials:
Book board (you could also use the back of an old sketchbook)
Watercolour Block Fabriano Artistico Extra White 12×18″ 140lb Hot Pressed (Hot Pressed means it is smooth paper)
Fine, medium and large watercolour brushes
Watercolour paints: Violet, Indigo, Cadmium Yellow, Cobalt Blue
Two pots of water (one for cleaning brushes the other for mixing paint)
(Inexpensive watercolours and related materials can be bought from Hobbycraft)
Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Nostalgic Collection cardstock
PVA glue and old brush to glue elements in place
Craft knife and cutting mat

For the White Rabbit and Alice images:
Alice in Wonderland stamps (try Etsy or Ebay for Alice stamps)
or download images for free from: John Tenniel free image download
Tracing paper and pencil
Fine black artists pen (that doesn’t smudge or bleed into the paper! I used Faber Castell)
Watercolour paints: Indigo, Alizarin Crimson, Cobalt Blue, Raw Sienna

For the hearts
Scraps of card
Distress inks
Heart punch

For the clock face, key and padlock, and letters
Tando Creative Clock Face made from chipboard
Thick card and printouts for lettering
Craft knife and cutting mat
Chipboard Shapes Padlock and Key
Easy metal leaf gold sheets
35ml Eberhard Faber Gold Silver Leaf Size Glue Adhesive
Shellac clear varnish 60ml
White spirits or turpentine substitute to clean the brushes
Soft paintbrush (for applying the metal leaf) and old paintbrush (for applying the varnish)

Detail of gilded lock for art journal cover

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